Form 1040NR or 1040NR-EZ
Once you have determined that a student needs to file a return, you should choose the best form to use.
Form 1040NR is five pages long and can accommodate all types of income and expenses. Form 1040NR-EZ is only two pages long and is limited to specific situations.
Choose the simplest and shortest form that will accommodate all of the taxpayer's income and deductions.