Montreal's McGill Ranked #3 Best University

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Montreal's McGill Ranked #3 Best University

McGill University managed to get 3rd place in US news' 3rd annual ranking of the best universities in Canada. 

They came in right behind the University of British Columbia and University of Toronto.

READ ALSO: Canada Ranked #1 Best Country In The World For "Quality Of Life"

The rankings were done by measuring things like the reputation of the university, the quality and amount of publications, and the amount of time these publication get cited. 

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