Bridgepoint Education
2.7 of 5 75 reviews
www.bridgepointeducation.com San Diego, CA 5000+ Employees

Bridgepoint Education Reviews

Updated Mar 5, 2014
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2.7 75 reviews

                             

28% Approve of the CEO

Bridgepoint Education CEO and Director Andrew S. Clark

Andrew S. Clark

(50 ratings)

36% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Great learning experience

Learning and Development Specialist (Current Employee)
San Diego, CA

I have been working at Bridgepoint Education full-time for more than 3 years

ProsMany learning opportunities, supportive management. This is a great way to learn everything about your industry and grow as a professional. If you are a go get-er you can create amazing opportunities for yourself here.

ConsUpper management is not great at communicating. Many projects and initiatives contradict. This is getting better.
If you are not a self starter, you will not get far here. Company values leadership and ability to follow through.

Advice to Senior ManagementPlease learn to all get on the same page.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Understanding what the job is

Student Inquiry Coordinator (Current Employee)
Poway, CA

I have been working at Bridgepoint Education full-time for more than a year

ProsFriendly co-workers.
Some very reasonable management.
An environment that says they are listening from the bottom up.

ConsLots of phone calls and meetings.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Ok but you could do better!

SIC (Current Employee)
San Diego, CA

I have been working at Bridgepoint Education full-time for more than a year

ProsSteady job and not that hard to do!

ConsHard to move up !

Advice to Senior ManagementNot all managers are qualified for the position

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Fantastic learning environment.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Bridgepoint Education full-time for more than a year

ProsGreat people, incredibly knowledgeable and helpful. Especially within BTS (IT).

ConsMajority of the growth is in CA alone.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Not the same company they've been in the past, and that's good!

Learning & Development (Former Employee)
San Diego, CA

I worked at Bridgepoint Education full-time for more than 3 years

Pros-education benefits
-easy work, easy jobs, few expectations

Cons-poor management due to lack of training and experience (the internal management prep program is a joke)
-favoritism & nepotism over merit based promotions

Advice to Senior ManagementPromote based on skill and merit over tenure or favoritism.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Pleasant

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Bridgepoint Education for more than a year

Prosit provides flexible work hours

ConsThe model they are using might take down turn

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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It's been a great run

Director (Current Employee)
San Diego, CA

I have been working at Bridgepoint Education full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGreat learning opportunity for me. The growth was incredible and sustained for a long period of time. I thoroughly enjoyed all the opportunities that were presented to me.

ConsIt's now a big corporation with some significant risk because of the accreditation status of Ashford University. The Admissions Counselor job is a rough one that is effectively a sales job with no incentive pay and a lot of turnover. The IT department has been behind for years. They just can't seem to stay up to pace with the business.

Advice to Senior ManagementPlan and communicate - that's where the opportunity is.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Great company!

Student Service Administrator (Current Employee)
San Diego, CA

I have been working at Bridgepoint Education full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGreat benefits, awesome co-workers, and willing to help.

ConsA large company, sometimes can make you feel like a number

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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HAPPY TO HAVE A JOB

AR Specialist (Current Employee)
San Diego, CA

I have been working at Bridgepoint Education full-time for more than 5 years

ProsYou are guaranteed raise each year

ConsThey have no problems lowering your pay if you change positions. HR needs to be evaluated and replaced with competent staff with relative experience.

Advice to Senior ManagementMake it a standard practice to promote from within and start with members of your own team.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great Company With Passion For Education

Senior Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Denver, CO

I have been working at Bridgepoint Education full-time for more than a year

ProsCutting edge technology, great employees and talented engineers. Management is not just another layer added for process but helpful and qualified.

ConsNeed a better plan for consistancy across state lines. Educational depth is lacking in that there are not technical competencies. Benefits are good but not stellar.

Advice to Senior ManagementOn the software the side tech leads and managers are highly qualified and willing to work with team members of all walks to get things done without sacrificing quality.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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