Use 1-inch margins on every side of the page for an APA Style paper.

However, if you are writing a dissertation or thesis, your advisor or institution may specify different margins (e.g., a 1.5-inch left margin to accommodate binding).

Margins are covered in Section 2.22 of the APA Publication Manual, Seventh Edition

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APA Style student papers webinar

A new APA Style webinar, “A Step-by-Step Guide for APA Style Student Papers,” taking place on September 10, 2020, will provide detailed guidance on creating, formatting, and organizing APA Style student papers.

Last updated: July 2022Date created: September 2019