- QS World University Ranking (2017–18) 40
- THE World University Ranking (2017–18) 201-250
- There are four categories of student associations: Academic Societies, Practical Societies, Artistic Societies, and Physical Culture Societies.
- The university was established in 1905 as Fudan College.
- The two Chinese characters Fu (复) and Dan (旦), literally meaning "[heavenly light shines] day after day", were chosen by the distinguished educator in modern Chinese history, Father Ma Xiangbo S.J., from the Confucian Classics.
Notable Alumni and Famous Faces
- Yu Youren, politician of the People's Republic of China (PRC).
- Zhang Zhirang, Federal Judge of PRC.
- Li Lanqing, former vice prime minister of PRC.
Fudan University, 220 Handan Road, Yangpu, Shanghai, China