Font - Times New Roman
Size - 12 point
Margins - 1 inch at top, bottom, left, and right
Spacing - entire paper double spaced
Alignment - flush left
Paragraph indentations - 1/2 inch, 5 to 7 spaces
Order - Title Page, Abstract, Body, References, Appendices, and Tables
APA refers to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition which provides a guide to formatting, in-text citing, and reference page for research papers. APA is the style typically used in the social and behavioral sciences. APA Style was first published in 1929.