SDN Members don't see this ad. (About Ads) For those unaware: TCOM is a public DO school in Ft. Worth, TX. Like other TX public medical schools the in-state tuition and cost of living is very cheap. The tuition and living fees per year at TCOM for a Texas resident is ~$16051.90 for a grand total of $67,207.50 (http://www.hsc.unt.edu/Sites/UNTHSCTuitionandFees/index.cfm?pageName=TCOM%20Tuition%20and%20Fees#Resident) Drexel is an MD school in Philadelphia, PA. It is a private institution. The tuition and living fees per year at Drexel are $72,413.00 for a grand total of $289,652.00 (from this year's MSAR).