The Sixth Form College, Farnborough, has been praised by inspectors after achieving top grades in its four-yearly report.
The Hampshire college, which has 2,182 students, received the top grade one in 10 out of a possible 16 areas.
The rest of the college's work received above-average grade two ratings.
The score is the second highest achieved by an FE college since the inspection regime was established four years ago.
The best recorded was at Hills Road Sixth Form College in Cambridge.