How does your school stack up against the rest? The best universities in Canada included in this new ranking put the top three in different provinces. When it comes to where Canadian schools ranked globally though, it's not too great.\nThe 2020 Academic Ranking of World Universities was released by ShanghaiRanking Consultancy and aims to be the most trustworthy source of the top schools in the world.\nThis year, 1,000 post-secondary institutions were included on the list.\nEditor's Choice: Ontario Just Announced School Boards Can Delay Their Starts By Up To Two Weeks (VIDEO)\nSchools are ranked based on the quality of education, including alumni who have won medals or Nobel Prizes, the quality of faculty — like if staff have won Nobel Prizes or are highly cited —, research output and the performance per person.\nFor the entire 1,000 university ranking, quite a few Canadian schools were included but only three were in the top 80.\nEach of those three is located in a different province, meaning there's some greatness across the country.\nThere's the University of Toronto, then the University of British Columbia and then McGill University.\nThe University of Toronto is the first in Canada and the 23rd school overall.\nIt got a total score of 40.9 out of 100 based on the criteria and did the best when it comes to research output and papers indexed.\nView this post on Instagram #UofT will be guided by the advice of public health authorities as we gradually resume on-campus operations this fall. The health and safety of the U of T community is our top priority. Click our link in bio for the full story. A post shared by University of Toronto (@uoft) on Jul 21, 2020 at 1:30pm PDT\nNext up is the University of British Columbia.\nIt's ranked second in Canada and 38th in the world with a total score of 35.4 out of 100.\nThe best criteria score it got was for research output and papers indexed, just like the University of Toronto.\nView this post on Instagram Did you know that the Earth Sciences Building has been calculated to store 1,094 tonnes of carbon in its wood structure? That’s equivalent to taking 415 cars off the road for a full year! A post shared by University of British Columbia (@universityofbc) on Aug 18, 2020 at 8:46am PDT\nRounding out the top three in Canada is McGill University with a 78th overall finish in the ranking.\nIt got a score of 28.3 out of 100, with its highest for research output and papers indexed.\nThough it did get the highest alumni score of the Canadian top three.\nView this post on Instagram We even miss the rainstorms! 🌧☂️ #mcgill #mcgilluniversity #montreal #qcstorm #montrealstorm 📷: @valerieleger A post shared by McGill University (@mcgillu) on Aug 18, 2020 at 11:26am PDT\nWhen it comes to the overall rankings, quite a few Canadian schools were included but they didn't do so well.\nMcMaster University just made it into the top 100 at 98th place.\nThere are 24 other Canadian universities in the ranking.\nDue to the COVID-19 pandemic, upcoming fall semesters at universities in Canada will be pretty different, with online and remote learning.