v2.4.0.8
Document And Entity Information
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2015
Oct. 31, 2015
Document Information [Line Items]    
Entity Registrant Name ENDOCYTE INC  
Entity Central Index Key 0001235007  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer  
Trading Symbol ECYT  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   41,975,549
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2015  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2015