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Capital may refer to:


Forms of capital[edit]

  • Capital requirement or "bank capital", the requirement that banks keep certain monetary reserves
  • Cultural capital, the advantage individuals can gain from mastering the cultural tastes of a privileged group
  • Financial capital, any form of wealth capable of being employed in the production of more wealth
  • Human capital, workers' skills and abilities as regards their contribution to an economy
  • Infrastructural capital, means of production other than natural capital
  • Intellectual capital, intangible assets, for example, knowledge, resource know-how and processes
  • Natural capital, the resources of an ecosystem that yields a flow of goods and services into the future
  • Physical capital, any non-human asset made by humans and then used in production
  • Political capital, means by which a politician or political party may gain support or popularity
  • Social capital, the value of social networks to individuals embedded in them
  • Working capital, short term capital needed by the company to finance its operations
  • Positive psychological capital, the value of an individual's level of optimism, hope, resilience, self-efficacy

Journalism and literature[edit]

Colleges, seminaries, and universities[edit]

  • Capital Bible Seminary, the seminary component of Washington Bible College with its main campus in Lanham, Maryland
  • Capitol College, a private, non-profit, and non-sectarian college located just south of Laurel, Maryland
  • Capital Community College, a community college in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Capital University, a four-year private university in Columbus, Ohio
  • Penn State Harrisburg, also called: The Capital College[citation needed], an undergraduate college and graduate school of the Pennsylvania State University, in Middletown, Pennsylvania


See also[edit]