Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)


COVER PAGE - shares
9 Months Ended
Jan. 31, 2021
Mar. 11, 2021
Cover [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Period End Date Jan. 31, 2021  
Document Transition Report false  
Entity File Number 001-38175  
Entity Registrant Name ASPEN GROUP, INC.  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE  
Entity Tax Identification Number 27-1933597  
Entity Address, Address Line One 276 Fifth Avenue  
Entity Address, Address Line Two Suite 505  
Entity Address, City or Town New York  
Entity Address, State or Province NY  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 10001  
City Area Code 480  
Local Phone Number 407-7365  
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, par value $0.001  
Trading Symbol ASPU  
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Small Business true  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding (in shares)   24,950,423
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --04-30  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2021  
Entity Central Index Key 0001487198