Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

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Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Oct. 31, 2016
Jan. 05, 2017
Apr. 30, 2016
Document And Entity Information      
Entity Registrant Name Advaxis, Inc.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001100397    
Document Type 10-K    
Document Period End Date Oct. 31, 2016    
Amendment Flag false    
Entity a Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity a Voluntary Filer No    
Entity's Current Reporting Status Yes    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --10-31    
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer    
Entity Public Float     $ 256,799,000
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   40,147,145  
Trading Symbol ADXS    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2016