As of July 9th 2014, China had 2542 colleges and universities (not including independent colleges). To be specific, there were 2246 regular colleges and universities (including 444 non-public ones) and 296 colleges and universities for adults (including 1 non-public one).
1. List of Regular Colleges and Universities (2246 in total)..xls
2. List of Colleges and Universities for Adults (296 in total).xls