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

Bridgepoint Education Reviews

Updated Apr 9, 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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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Good benefits, decent wage for the area, San Diego has a higher cost of living"
    in 4 reviews
  • "Great benefits, awesome co-workers, and willing to help"
    in 4 reviews
Cons:
  • "Upper management never knows what they're doing"
    in 4 reviews
  • "Admissions Counselor is the most misleading title ever"
    in 3 reviews
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Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
San Diego, CA

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

ProsGreat place to work, lots of employee development, embrace new ideas. Great salary and benefits, and 100% tuition reimbursement

ConsNo cons, this company is great

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

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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Bridgepoint Education full-time

ProsFull benefits, including tuition reimbursement

ConsCan get tedious, but that's expected.

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Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great Place to Work.

Student Advisor (Current Employee)
San Diego, CA

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

ProsThe work environment is family oriented.

ConsYou are not going to get rich, but you will make a comfortable living.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the great work.

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

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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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