BibTeX field: school

How to use the school field in BibTeX?

The school field is used to store the name of the university or degree awarding institution where the thesis was written.

school = "MIT"
school = "Vanderbilt University"
school = "UCLA, Department of Bioengineering"

How the school field is used in BibTeX entry types

BibTeX entryDescriptionschool field
articleJournal article
bookletPrinted work without a publisher
inbookAny section in a book
incollectionA titled section of a book
inproceedingsConference paper
mastersthesisMaster's thesisrequired
miscMiscellaneous: if nothing else fits
phdthesisPhD thesisrequired
techreportTechnical report or white paper
unpublishedA work that has not yet been officially published