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Corinthian Colleges Opens New Everest College in Ft. Worth Texas

- Third Campus in Dallas-Ft. Worth Metropolitan Area -

SANTA ANA, Calif., Aug. 24 -- Corinthian Colleges, Inc. today announced that it has opened a new Everest College in Ft. Worth, Texas, the third Everest campus in the greater Dallas-Ft. Worth metropolitan area. The 30,000 square foot school is the first branch campus opened in the 2005 fiscal year.

"Our new Everest College builds on the success we have achieved and leverages the strong lead flow we have generated in the Ft. Worth area," said David Moore, Corinthian's chairman and chief executive officer. "We continue to focus on opportunities to provide high quality secondary education programs for career-oriented individuals and look forward to serving additional students and employers in that area."

The new Everest College will offer associate of applied science degrees in medical assisting and business administration. It is expected to have a student population of approximately 400 students within two years following its opening.

About Corinthian Colleges, Inc.

Corinthian Colleges, Inc. is one of the largest post-secondary education companies in North America, and serves the large and growing segment of the population seeking to acquire career-oriented education to become more qualified and marketable in today's increasingly demanding workplace. Corinthian's colleges offer master's, bachelor's and associate's degrees and diploma programs in a variety of fields, with a concentration on careers in healthcare, business, criminal justice and technology. Upon completion of previously announced facilities closures and consolidations, the company will operate 89 colleges in 22 states in the U.S. and 35 colleges and 15 corporate training centers in seven Canadian provinces.