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Shanghai boasts many famous universities, institutes and academies, including Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Fudan University, International Studies University, Tongji University and Shanghai Theatre Academy. The campuses are mainly located in some university towns.

Yangpu University Town in northeast downtown is the oldest one. Songjiang University Town in southwest suburb of the city is a newly built one holding many new campuses. It is a little far from the city center; however, the subway line 9 and a number of bus routes greatly facilitate the transportation between it and the urban area. Additionally there are university towns in Nanhui of Pudong New Area as well as Minhang and Fengxian in the south.

Here lists the detailed information of the universities and institutes in the city, including their websites, locations and transportation for your reference:

 Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Website: http://www.sjtu.edu.cn/english/index/
Introduction: It is one of the most famous time-honored universities in China. First established in 1896, it was named Nanyang Gongxue at that time. The present name was decided in 1959. Now it is an outstanding comprehensive university with 21 colleges, a number of excellent teachers and professors as well as over 30,000 students. Jiao Tong University has five campuses in different areas of the city. The following are their locations and transportation:
 Xuhui Campus: No. 1954, Huashan Road, Xuhui District
Transportation: Buses 72, 76, 112, 126, 138, 506, 572, 754, 827, 855, 911, 923, Xuhua Line, subway Line 1, Line 3, and Line 4
 Luwan Campus: No. 227, South Chongqing Road, Huangpu District
Transportation: Buses 17, 24, 36, 43, 932, 933, Bridge Line 1, Tunnel Line 8
 Fahua Campus: No. 535, Fahuazhen Road, Changning District
Transportation: Buses 48, 76, 121, 806, 945, 946
 Qibao Campus: No. 2678, Qixin Road, Minhang District
Transportation: Buses 87, 91, 92, 513
 Minhang Campus: No. 800, Dongchuan Road, Minhang District
Transportation: Take buses Xumin Line, Xumin Night Line, Dongchuan Special Line, Jiangchuan Line 3, Minxin Line, Shenmin Special Line, Shangcang Line, Songmin Line, Longshao Special line, Baoqian Special line, Xinhai Special Line, Nanjia Line, Nanmin Special Line, Minhong Line, Minwu Line, Xinnan Special Line or subway line 5.

 Fudan University
Website: http://www.fudan.edu.cn/englishnew/
Introduction: Established in 1905, The University was originally named Fudan Gongxue. It was the first higher education institute that was set up by Chinese people. Now it has four campuses with 29 colleges.
 Handan Campus: No. 220, Handan Road, Yangpu District
Transportation: Buses 59, 118, 133, 139, 854, 866, 942, Bridge Line 5
 Fenglin Campus: No. 138, Yixueyuan Road, Xuhui District
Transportation: Buses 712, 50, 218, 49, 932, 572
 Zhangjiang Campus: No. 825, Zhangheng Road, Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park, Pudong New Area
Transportation: Buses Zhangchuan Line, Zhangnan Special Line, Zhangjiang South Ring Line, Bridge Line 5, Bridge Line 6
 Jiangwan Campus: under construction now.

 International Studies University
Website: http://www.shisu.edu.cn/english/
Introduction: Established in 1949, it is a key university in China. Now it has a number of majors on various foreign languages and arts. Here are information on its two campuses:
 Hongkou Campus: No. 550, West Dalian Road, Yangpu District
Transportation: Buses 21, 70, 79, 100, 115, 139, 222, 531, 723, 829, 853, 875, 933, 937, subway Line 3
 Songjiang Campus: No. 1550, Wenxiang Road, Songjiang District
Transportation: Buses Husong Line, Songxin Line, Songjiang Line 4

 Tongji University
Website: http://www.tongji.edu.cn/english/
Introduction: Set up in 1907, it is a key university directly under the jurisdiction of the national ministry of education. Typically featuring science and engineering courses, it is now a comprehensive university with four campuses.
 Siping Campus: No. 1239, Siping Road, Yangpu District
Transportation: Buses 55, 61, 80, 115, 123, 142, 147, 576, 746, 817, 843, 910, 937, 960
 Huxi Campus: No. 500, Zhennan Road, Putuo District
Transportation: Buses 06, 62, 117, 213, 323, 517, 551, 562, 708, 724, 727, 742, 744, 750, 838, 859
 Hubei Campus: No. 1238, Gonghe Xin Road, Zhabei District
Transportation: Buses 65, 95, 920
 Jiading Campus: No. 4800, Cao'an Highway, Jiading District
Transportation: Buses Xinjia Line, Jiahuang Line, Jiasong Line, Bei'an Line, Xianghuang Line

 University of Shanghai for Science and Technology
Website: http://www.usst.edu.cn/englishusst/
Location: No. 516, Jungong Road, Yangpu District
Transportation: Buses 6, 22, 33, 59, 124, 874, 940

 Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Website: http://www.shufe.edu.cn/english/
Location: No. 777, Guoding Road, Yangpu District
Transportation: Buses 102, 217, 537, 559, 758, 819, 866, 960, 966

 Shanghai Finance University
Website: http://www1.shfc.edu.cn/FinanceUniversity/main/
 Pudong Campus: No. 995, Shangchuan Road, Pudong New Area
Transportation: Buses 630, 790, 993, Cailu Line, Shilao Line, Huzhu Line
 Puxi Campus: No. 465, Minxing Road, Yangpu District
Transportation: Buses 813, 817, 841, 842

 Shanghai Normal University
Website: http://www.shtu.edu.cn/en/index_en.jsp
 Xuhui Campus: No. 100, Guilin Road, Xuhui District
Transportation: Buses 43, 131, 224, 712, 732, 763, 764, 830, 909, 946, Huxin Line, Shangzhu Line
 Fengxian Campus: No. 553, Fengpao Road, Fengxian District
Transportation: Xinhai Line

 Shanghai University of Engineering Science
Website: http://www.sues.edu.cn/englisho/
Location: No. 333, Longteng Road, Songjiang District
Transportation: Buses Songjiang Line 4, 8, 13, 17

 Shanghai University
Website: http://www.shu.edu.cn/en/indexEn.htm
 Baoshan Campus: No. 99, Shangda Road, Baoshan District
Transportation: Buses110, 332, 727, 767, 767B, Jiaguang Line
 Yanchang Campus: No. 149, Yanchang Road, Zhabei District
Transportation: Buses 46, 95, 108, 518, 767, 858, 959, subway Line 1
 Jiading Campus: No. 20, Chengzhong Road, Jiading District
Transportation: Buses Jiaguang Line, Xinjia Line, Hujia Line

 Shanghai Second Polytechnic University
Website: http://www.shspu.edu.cn/en/index.shtml
Location: No. 2360, Jinghai Road, Pudong New Area
Transportation: Buses 630, 790, Luchuan Line, Cailu Line, Shilao Line, Huzhu Line, Chuanhong Line

 Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade
Website: http://www1.shift.edu.cn/english/
 Songjiang Campus: No. 1900, Wenxiang Road, Songjiang District
Transportation: Buses Songjaing Line 4, Songxin Line, Songxin Line B, Husong Line
 Gubei Campus: No. 620, Gubei Road, Changning District
Transportation: Buses 54, 69, 71, 72, 88, 127, 829

 Maritime University
Website: http://en.shmtu.edu.cn/
Location: No. 1550, Pudong Avenue, Pudong New Area
Transportation: Buses 81, 85, 313, 455, 573, 610, 787, 797, 819, 970, 971, 983, 996, Huhe Line, Xinchuan Special Line, Tunnel Line 6

 Ocean University
Website: http://eng.shou.edu.cn/
 Lingang Xincheng Campus: No. 999, Hucheng Ring Road, Lingang Xincheng, Pudong New Area
Transportation: Buses Longgang Express, Longlu Special Line, Longlin Special Line
 Jungong Road Campus: No. 318, Jungong Road, Yangpu District
 Minxing Road Campus: No. 435, Minxing Road, Yangpu District

 Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Website: http://www.shtcm.com/
Location: No. 1200, Cailun Road, Pudong New Area
Transportation: Buses Xuchuan Line, Tangchuan Line, Zhangnan Line, Bridge Line 5, Bridge 6

 The Second Military Medical University
Website: http://www.smmu.edu.cn/english/indexe.htm
Location: No. 800, Xiangyin Road, Yangpu District
Transportation: Buses 28, 139, 228, 577, 813

 East China University of Political Science and Law
Website: http://www.ecupl.edu.cn/en/index.asp
 Changning Campus: No. 1575, Wanhangdu Road, Changning District
Transportation: Buses 13, 21, 96, 921, subway Line 2, Line 3, Line4
 Songjiang Campus: No. 555, Longyuan Road, Songjiang District
Transportation: Songjiang Line 15

 East China Normal University
Website: http://www.ecnu.edu.cn/english/
 North Zhongshan Road Campus: No. 3663, North Zhongshan Road, Putuo District
Transportation: Buses 44, 67, 69, 94, 143, 216, 224, 309, 524. 567, 754, 765, 829, 837, 846, 856, 909, subway Line 3
 Minhang Campus: No. 500, Dongchuan Road, Minhang District
Transportation: Buses 729, 729B, Shenmin Special Line, Shangcang Line, Minhong Line

 Shanghai University of Political Science and Law
Website: http://www.shupl.edu.cn/Default.aspx?tabid=668
Location: No. 7989, Waiqingsong Highway, Qingpu District
Transportation:Buses Huchen Line, Songqing Line, Shangshe Line, Nanshe Line

 Donghua University
Website: http://www.dhu.edu.cn/englishversion/index.asp
 Songjiang Campus: No. 2999, North Songjiang Road, Songjiang District
Transportation: Buses Songxin Line, Songmin Line, Jiasong Line, Songjiang Line 4
 Yan'an Road Campus: No. 1882, West Yan'an Road, Changning District
Transportation: Buses 57, 71, 72, 127, 909, 911, 925, 936, subway Line 3, Line 4

 Business School
Website: http://www.sbs.edu.cn/en/
 Xuhui Campus: No. 2271, West Zhongshan Road, Xuhui District
Transportation: Buses 87, 89, 251, 93, 732, 122, 830, 205, subway Line 1, Line 3, Line 4
 Fengxian Campus: No. 123, Fengpu Avenue, Nanqiao Town, Fengxian District

 Shanghai University of Electric Power
 Pingliang Campus: No. 2103, Pingliang Road, Yangpu District
 Nanhui Campus: No. 28, Xuehai Road, Nanhui, Pudong New Area
 East Guoshun Road Campus: No. 25, East Guoshun Road, Yangpu District

 Lixin University of Commerce
Website: http://www.lixin.edu.cn/pages/webitems/english/
Location: No. 2800, Wenxiang Road, Songjiang University Town, Songjiang District
Transportation: Songkun Special Line

 Shanghai Theatre Academy
Location: No. 630, Huashan Road, Jing'an District
Transportation: Buses 01, 02, subway Line 1, Line 2

 Shanghai Conservatory of Music
Location: No. 20, Fenyang Road, Xuhui District
Transportation: Buses15, 42, 45, 94, 96, 830, 911, 920, 926, 945, subway Line 1

 Shanghai Institute of Design, China Academy of Art
Location: No. 109, Chunxiao Road, Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park, Pudong New Area
Transportation: Buses Bridge Line 5, Bridge Line 6, subway Line 2

 Shanghai University of Sport
Location: No.650, Qingyuanhuan Road, Yangpu District
Transportation: Buses 537, 538, 61, 75, 758, 817, 854, 842, 942