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APA Style: Paper Format

A guide to citing in APA Style

Order of pages

Arrange the pages of an APA Style paper in the following order:

Fonts

A variety of fonts are permitted in APA Style papers, including:

  • sans serif fonts such as 11-point Calibri, 11-point Arial, or 10-point Lucida Sans Unicode
  • serif fonts such as 12-point Times New Roman, 11-point Georgia, or normal (10-point) Computer Modern (the default font for LaTeX)