Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Apr. 30, 2016
Jul. 26, 2016
Oct. 31, 2015
Document And Entity Information      
Entity Registrant Name ASPEN GROUP, INC.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001487198    
Document Type 10-K    
Document Period End Date Apr. 30, 2016    
Amendment Flag false    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --04-30    
Is Entity a Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Is Entity a Voluntary Filer No    
Is Entity's Reporting Status Current Yes    
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company    
Entity Public Float     $ 18,300,000
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   137,958,145  
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2016