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Answered By: Jeneen LaSee-Willemssen
Last Updated: Mar 07, 2016     Views: 52737

Cover pages (also known as title pages) in APA look like this:

They include the following elements:

  1. Correct formatting (font: Times New Roman, size: 12, spacing: double, margins: 1 inch)
  2. Running head
  3. Page number
  4. Title
  5. Author name (you are the author, so your name)
  6. School you are affiliated with (Rasmussen College)
  7. Author note (Rasmussen requires this, APA does not) with information about the class name, class instructor and date.

Rasmussen has a template you can use in the formatting tab of our APA Online Citation Guide at

Check out our APA formatted sample paper for more tips and hints!

Check out our Answer below to watch a video on how to format your Word document for APA format:

How do I format my Microsoft Word document in APA?

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