Q. Can a 12 word title take up two lines?

I have three words and then a : then the rest of the title on the second line.

Answer

Yes, according to APA format, the title of a paper should be no more than 12 words and can take up one or two lines. 

See this example of a title separated into two lines on the Purdue OWL website.

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  • Last Updated Jan 30, 2018
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